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Date: 1620 date unknown
Description: Printed copy of the Mayflower Compact, signed in 1620. Text at the bottom of the document reads: "This paper was made by hand in 1856. A. S. Burbank, Pub...
Description: Facsimile of the autograph map of the Mississippi or Conception River drawn by Father Marquette at the time of his voyage. From the original preserved at S...
Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1565.
Description: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614.
Date: 1667 ca.
Description: Map of Virginia depicting the discoveries detailed by John Smith in his exploration of the region. It shows Jamestown, Native American tribes and villages,...
Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1567.
Description: This map is in French and shows Lac Tracy ov Superieur (Lake Superior), Baye des Puans (Green Bay), and portions of Lac des Ilinois (Lake Michigan) and Lac...
Description: An illustration of two men looking out at Niagara Falls. The Niagara Falls in Jean Louis Hennepins A new discovery of a vast country in America (London: M...
Date: 1671 ca.
Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
Description: Copperplate engraving, Paris
Date: 1685 ca.
Description: A detailed map of the western hemisphere showing cities, settlements, Native American land, rivers, lakes, mountains, the Great Lakes, and California as an...
Description: Scene from the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1607.
Description: Scene from Drake Expedition near Rio de la Plata, Brazil, ca. 1578.
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